Man in motorized wheelchair killed in crash

No charges immediately filed against driver


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man riding in a motorized wheelchair was killed in a crash at E. Sunrise Boulevard and Northeast 17th Way in Fort Lauderdale early Tuesday morning.

The crash happened about 6:30 a.m.

Charles Mieher, 72, was transported to the hospital, where he died. Mieher wasn't using a crosswalk when he was hit, police say.

The driver, who had a green light when the crash happened, spoke with police. No charges were immediately filed.